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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amends
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and amending language where necessary to enhance clarity. In addition, we amend the regulation to facilitate the informed consent process, the ability to communicate with patients or surrogates through available modalities of communication, and the execution and witness requirements for a VA Advance Directive.
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The backlog of claims for veterans' benefits -- those that have yet to be addressed for 125 days or longer – has crept up to over 100,000 according to data released Monday.
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Title 38 - Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief
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VA is working closely with The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners, monitoring an outbreak of Novel Coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.
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The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) recognizes that veterans may have questions regarding the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. We have compiled the following information to help address some of the common questions. During this COVID-19 pandemic, NVLSP continues to work to ensure that the government delivers to our veterans, active duty personnel and their families the benefits to which they are entitled due to disabilities incurred during their military service.
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